Musical Theatre 1

Musical Theatre 1 - • Part 1 47:00 o Shuffle Along by...

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Ziegfeld - Broadway, The American Musical Part 1 o Ziegfeld Follies - a combination of… Ethnic music Ethnic comedy routines Beautiful girls o Performers George M. Cohan Early Broadway star Started as a family act Known for Yankee Doodle Dandy and Give My Regards To Broadway Bert Williams African American performer hired by Ziegfeld in 1910 Famous for the song "Nobody" o Songwriters Irving Berlin Jerome Kern Songs sold in "Tin Pan Alley" Landmark Musicals o Showboat - by Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein Book and music tell a realistic story
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Unformatted text preview: • Part 1, 47:00 o Shuffle Along- by Eubie Blake/Noble Sisle • Part 2, 1:17-1:21 o Oklahoma- by Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein II • Integrated story with music • Oklahoma- Part 4, 1:00-1:07 o Explored the relationships in drama o Score followed book instead of book following score o Agnes DeMille changed the role of dance in a musical. The dance advanced the story. • Rodgers and Hammerstein - the Golden Age of Musicals o King and I o Carousel o South Pacific o The Sound of Music o State Fair o Cinderella...
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  • Spring '08
  • Strong
  • Musical theatre, Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern, Richard Rodgers, Ziegfeld Follies, Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein

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